Montgomery County Public Schools 10-month employees who will retire on July 1, 2022, now can maintain the benefits coverage they had as an employee through September 30, 2022. If retiring 10-month employees opt to enroll in the retiree benefits plan, their retiree health coverage will go into effect on October 1, 2022.
The option to begin retiree benefits on July 1 remains available to those who prefer it.
This does not change the rules for Medicare enrollment. Retirees or their dependents who are or become eligible for Medicare must begin the application process at least three months prior to their Medicare coverage effective date.